Register online

Early Bird Registration R 5,200.00
Late Registration R 5,800.00
Early Bird Registration R 5,800.00
Late Registration R 7,000.00
Early Bird Registration R 3,500.00
Late Registration R 4,000.00
Early Bird Registration R 3,000.00
Late Registration R 3,500.00

Early Bird Deadline: 31 July 2017 thereafter the Late Registration fee will be applicable.
Registration closes: 25 September 2017


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Member, Non-member and student registration all include the following:

Access to the full three day conference programme that includes both local and international speakers.
Access to the poster sessions.
Access to the exhibition venue.
All refreshment and lunch breaks included in the official programme.
Participation in the midweek tour that includes packed lunch
Access to the Meet and Greet on Sunday, 15 Oct and Conference functions on Monday and Tuesday evening 16 and 17 October 2017.
Conference literature and memory stick with the full papers of the presentations delivered. (this is only available to registered and paid delegates at the conference)

Day Delegates

Access to the conference programme registered for the particular day.
Access to the poster sessions.
Access to the exhibition venue.
All refreshment and lunch breaks included in the official programme.
Conference literature.
The evening function that takes place on the day the delegate has registered for.

(The midweek tour is only included if the delegate registers for the Tuesday.)

Online registration will be available from 20 March 2017.
Please contact the organisers at if you wish to receive a notification when the registration goes live and for more information on the programme.

Please contact the organisers at if you require assistance regarding registration.

The special rates for GWD members are only applicable to fully paid up members.
Should you wish to become a member please visit the Ground Water Division’s website at

Please contact Elanda Schffner at for more information regarding membership.


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Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Workshop presented by Prof Keith Fifield
The Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Workshop being presented by Prof Keith Fifield is now being run through Stellenbosch University. Please contact Dr Jodie Miller for details

Groundwater information – the National Groundwater Archive and Opensource QGIS presented by Nicollete Vermaak* and Immo Blecher.
Workshop: Sunday, 15 October 2017
Time: 9am to 5pm (lunch included)
Venue: Spier Hotel and Conference Centre, Stellenbosch
Cost of the full day workshop: R 1200 excl. VAT (workshops only available to conference delegates)
Includes: The presentations will be made available to participants. Three refreshment breaks and lunch

Preliminary GWD2017 programme now available.

Online Registration Now Open

Open - Pre Conference Workshops on 15 October 2017.

Prof John Cherry accepts invitation to attend and address GWD2017

Prof Bruce Misstear, Associate Professor and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin has accepted to be a keynote speaker at the GWD2017.

Prof. Randy Stotler of the University of Kansas will be joining Prof. John Cherry and Prof. Bruce Misstear as a keynote speaker at GWD2017.

Prof Fifield who is at the Australian National University has confirmed that he will be one of our keynote speakers at the Conference.

Important Dates


25 July 2017
Deadline to submit the full papers that have been accepted.

31 July 2017
Deadline for Early Bird Registration
Deadline for Confirmed authors of abstracts to register and pay the conference fees.